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Lance fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 831, debris

Dimensions

Other:Dia. 1 x 19 cm (3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-618

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Iron lance, broken and incomplete. Three fragments of the hollow shaft and one fragment of the base of the blade.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg W 831 debris. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition